town of la higuera – field road cemetery
Traveling to the north of La Serena on Route 5, from Km 503 (Juan Soldado bridge) is the town of La Higuera, which it is extended to Km 556, on the border with the Atacama Region. The wide communal territory offers all the opportunities to explore, know, explore and discover the secrets of rural tourism. From hidden beaches to little known pre-mountain dweller areas. Historically, it is recognized as a mining district, its boom developed between the years 1855 and 1880. Today, the mute testimonies of this splendid era are the scoriae that are displayed on the northern access to the town of La Higuera, in addition to innumerable underground tunnels that cross the town.